Conspirata: A Novel of Ancient Rome (Google eBook)

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Simon and Schuster, Apr 3, 2010 - Fiction - 352 pages
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• Internationally bestselling author: Imperium was hailed as “quite possibly Harris’s most accomplished work to date” ( Los Angeles Times ) and has received rave reviews from across the globe. Robert Harris’s novels have sold more than 10 million copies and have been translated into thirty-seven languages..

• Powerful protagonist: Cicero returns to continue his struggle to grasp supreme power in the state of Rome. Amidst treachery, vengeance, violence, and treason, this brilliant lawyer, orator, and philosopher finally reaches the summit of all his ambitions. Cicero becomes known as the world’s first professional politician, using his compassion, and deviousness, to overcome all obstacles..

• Compelling historical fiction at its best: Harris employs historical detail and an engrosing plot to give readers a man who ?is by turns a sympathetic hero and compromising manipulator who sets himself up for his own massive, violent ruin. This trilogy charges forward, propelled by the strength of Harris’s stunningly fascinating prose..
  

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User Review  - dgold - LibraryThing

Brilliant. Just wonderful in every way. I actually would rate this above the predecessor, as the Cicero in this book is far more flawed and imperfect than the earlier portrayal. You won't need to have ... Read full review

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User Review  - AlCracka - LibraryThing

And speaking of I. Claudius, I'd forgotten about this sequel to the perfectly good and well-researched...uh, whatever the first one was called. Gah, I can't really remember the first one all that well, unfortunately. Maybe it'll come back to me. Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
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Section 4
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Section 5
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Section 6
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Section 7
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Section 8
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Section 13
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Section 14
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Section 15
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Section 16
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Section 17
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Section 18
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Section 19
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Section 20
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Section 9
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Section 10
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Section 11
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Section 12
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Section 21
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Section 22
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About the author (2010)

Robert Harris is the author of Pompeii, Enigma, and Fatherland. He has been a television correspondent with the BBC and a newspaper columnist for the London Sunday Times and The Daily Telegraph. His novels have sold more than ten million copies and been translated into thirty languages. He lives in Berkshire, England, with his wife and four children.

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